October 17, 2013

The Waiting Room: Interview with Filmmaker Peter Nicks

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Peter Nicks' acclaimed film The Waiting Room, which makes its broadcast debut on Independent Lens on PBS this coming Monday, October 21 at 10 PM (check local listings), certainly could…...

October 10, 2013

American Graduate Short Films: Baby Mama High

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It's a startling statistic: 52% of American Latina girls get pregnant in their teens; more than half of those in high school never graduate. Heather Ross's short documentary Baby Mama…...

October 07, 2013

PBS Indie Showcase + Online Event

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The idea behind PBS's Indie Showcase is to spotlight the work of independent filmmakers, offering viewers year-round access to the diversity of voices and unique perspectives these films provide. Debuting this…...

October 01, 2013

Don’t Stop OVEE-ing: Online Screening of Everyman’s Journey

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Few bands hold the same iconic stature in American music lore as Journey. Decades of chart-topping hits and performances played on stages across the world. Following on the heels of…...

September 23, 2013

Your 15 Minutes of Fame: Don’t Stop Believin’ Cover Song Contest

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To celebrate the Sept. 30th PBS Independent Lens premiere of Don’t Stop Believin’: Everyman’s Journey, we want to give you your 15 minutes of fame. Don’t Stop Believin’: Everyman’s Journey…...

September 04, 2013

Independent Lens Announces New Season Lineup

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The Independent Lens documentary series launches its 12th season on PBS on September 30th with a lineup of 23 films from both new and established filmmakers. Actor/director Stanley Tucci will be returning as the…...